The Westwood

3.0 star property
3-star guesthouse in Galway with 24-hour front desk

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The Westwood

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Living area
Property grounds
Individually decorated, individually furnished, laptop workspace
Living room

Overview of The Westwood

8.8 out of 10 Excellent
8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk
Upper Newcastle, Galway, Galway, H91 R7XN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational University of Ireland-Galway6 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity Hospital Galway3 min drive
  • Popular LocationGalway Cathedral4 min drive
  • AirportGalway (GWY)18 min drive

Room options

Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Galway, The Westwood is near a train station. Music for Galway Limited and Town Hall Theatre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Galway Shopping Center and Quay Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Galway Greyhound Stadium or Pearse Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • National University of Ireland-Galway - 6 min walk
  • Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • University Hospital Galway - 3 min drive
  • Galway Cathedral - 4 min drive
  • Quay Street - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 9 min drive
  • Shannon (SNN) - 67 min drive


  • The Dough Bros - 5 min drive
  • Asian Tea House Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Wa Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Java's - 4 min drive
  • The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's - 4 min drive

About this property

The Westwood

3-star guest house near a train station
Take advantage of a terrace, a garden and an arcade/games room at The Westwood. In addition to laundry facilities, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Bike hire, self-parking (surcharge) and an electric car charging station
  • Smoke-free property, tour/ticket information and ATM/banking services
  • Luggage storage, a lift and coworking spaces
Room features
All 394 individually furnished rooms feature perks such as laptop-friendly workspaces and separate sitting areas, in addition to amenities such as free WiFi.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers
  • Separate sitting areas, communal kitchens and heating



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Electric car charging station on site

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Bike rentals

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities


  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Coworking spaces


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.